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2021 Summer Baseball Camp


Improve your baseball skills with Mitch Wylie, Jeff Lanning, Tanner Buenting, and several current college players at the Summer Baseball Training Camp!! This year the camp will be offered at two locations:

the Prairie Ridge Sports Complex in Ankeny and the South Complex in Grimes starting the week of June 7th (in case of inclement weather the Ankeny camp will be held indoors at the Game Ready Training Center and the Grimes camp will be held indoors at the 515FieldHouse. Mitch and his staff have over a combined 30+ years of college and pro playing experience and 27 years of coaching experience. This gives the summer camp staff the ability to implement the proper training and coaching techniques that will help each individual be the best all-around player he can be. A staff member will be involved during every training camp station to ensure that the proper mechanics and techniques are being implemented. A game will be played at the end of each camp day to reinforce what the players learned that day.  


Training Camp Will Cover These Basic Areas:


1) Important Warm Up and Cool Down Exercises  


2) Throwing Program to help prevent injury from over throwing and under throwing


3)  Grips 4 seam fastball, 2 seam fastball/sinker, change up. For the older players:curveball, cut fastball, slider, and split finger fastball will be discussed.


4)  Pitching Mechanics   Learn how to pitch with powerful and consistent mechanics, hold runners to help control the running game. 


5)  Catching  Learn how to block and frame pitches, footwork drills for throwing to all bases, and pop ups. 


6)  Hitting  Learn drills and techniques for a quick compact powerful swing.


7)  Field Position  Develop proper footwork and glove position for all 9 positions when fielding and catching a ball in the infield and outfield.


8)  Base Running  Learn proper base running techniques and how to read a pitcher


Weekly Schedule for Ankeny June 8 – July 1:

(You may choose to attend 1 or 2 days/week)


1st - 6th grade* 2020/21 school year (Prairie Ridge Sports Complex)*

  • Tue: 9:30 - 11:00 June 8,15,22,29 and or

  • Thur: 9:30 - 11:00 June 10,17,24, July 1.  


7th - 8th grade 2020/21 school year (Prairie Ridge Sports Complex)

  • Tue: 10:45 - 12:15 June 8,15,22,29   

  • Thur: 10:45 - 12:15 June 10,17,24, July 1


Weekly Schedule for Grimes June 7 – 30th:

(You may choose to attend 1 or 2 days/week)


1st - 6th grade 2020/21* school year (South Complex, Grimes)*

  • Mon: 9:30 - 11:00 June 7,14,21,28 and or

  • Wed: 9:30 - 11:00 June 9,16,23,30     


*groups/fields will be divided into similar age/talent kids: 

1st and 2nd graders, 3rd & 4th, 5th & 6th, and 7th & 8th will be grouped together. 


Cost:  Ankeny  

  • Tue: 10:45 - 12:15 June 8,15,22,29................$130

  • Thur: 10:45 - 12:15 June 10,17,24, July 1......$130


Cost: Grimes 

  • Mon: 9:30 - 11:00 June 7,14,21,28.................$130

  • Wed: 9:30 - 11:00 June 9,16,23,30.................$130